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R v. Gorman, 1998 CanLII 3545

In Fish Cases, Offences, Variation Orders on (Updated )

This was a summary conviction appeal of an order of a Provincial Court acquitting an accused fisher of an offence on the grounds that a Variation order had not been published in the Canada Gazette. The appeal court set aside the acquittal on the grounds that sections 15(1) and 7(1) j of the Statutory Instruments Act had not been brought …

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R v. Roy, N.S.J. No. 135;C642720;C642719

In Due Diligence, Fish Cases, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a charge of possession of undersize lobsters. After the lobsters were seized, they were put in a bucket and carried by a fisheries officer to his truck. He then put the lobsters in a bag and marked it with a black marker. The bag was put into a freezer where it was stored until the evening before …

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